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Weekly issues every Saturday morning and other special articles throughout the week — there's something for everyone. Check out our sister site KRL News & Reviews for even more articles every week.


It’s Halloween Time at the Historic Crest Theatre

FROM THE October 6 ISSUE

IN THE Movies SECTION

by Steven Sanchez



The fall is here, October has arrived, which means Halloween is just right around the corner. This is that time of year for costumes, candy, scary movies, and pumpkin spice everything. And the place that is eating up the festivities is the Historic Crest Theatre in downtown Fresno.

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Tail of the Dragon By Connie di Marco: Review/Giveaway/Interview

FROM THE October 6 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow



First kill all the lawyers. That seems to be the theme of the day when Julia Bonatti returns to her old law firm of Meyers, Dade & Schultz, LLP. Before she was a professional astrologist and advice column writer, Julia Bonatti was a legal secretary for litigator David Meyers.

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The Birthday Gift: A Short Story for Halloween

FROM THE October 6 ISSUE

IN THE Mysteryrat's Maze SECTION

by Kathleen Delaney


I think I have hated her since the day she was born. No one suspects. I’m good at hiding things, but nothing will ever make me stop hating her.

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World Mental Health Day

FROM THE October 6 ISSUE

IN THE Mental Health SECTION

by Rebecca Potts


Every year, World Mental Health Day is held on October 10 to encourage conversations around mental health and to help educate the public about what it means to live with a mental health condition.

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Check Out What’s Up this week on KRL News & Reviews!

FROM THE October 6 ISSUE

IN THE Lorie Lewis Ham SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


Here is your weekly reminder that there are also new articles up on our other website KRL News & Reviews! Every week there will be book reviews and giveaways, plus sometimes pet articles, theatre articles, and more!

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Reedley Fiesta Gets a New Mascot: A Frog Named Ribberto

FROM THE October 3 ISSUE

IN THE Arts & Entertainment SECTION

by Lorie Lewis Ham


This year the Reedley Fiesta has a new mascot, a frog named Ribberto. This week KRL took some time to get to know him.

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Pasta Mortem By Ellery Adams and Rosemary Stevens: Review/Giveaway/Guest Post

FROM THE September 29 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Cynthia Chow
& Rosemary Stevens


The Supper Club of Quincy’s Gap may have initially formed as a diet support group, but the five members have bonded through murder investigations as much as through their many weight fluctuations. With all of them having experienced post-winter holiday gains, they are eager to get back on track with their resolutions by starting a new Mediterranean Diet.

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Cat House on the Kings: Open House is Coming, Kittens on Sale, The Kitten Diet

FROM THE September 29 ISSUE

IN THE Animal Rescue Adventures SECTION

by Jackie Dale



Right now, before you read any further, get up and go circle on your calendar, Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m.—3 p.m. You do not want to miss our Fall/Holiday Open House fundraiser. We are really looking forward to seeing everyone there!

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Food Mysteries For Your Fall Appetite

FROM THE September 29 ISSUE

IN THE Cynthia Chow SECTION

by Sandra Murphy
& Cynthia Chow



This week we have reviews & giveaways of 4 food mysteries to whet your reading appetite-Dim Sum of All Fears: A Noodle Shop Mystery by Vivien Chien, Goodbye Cruller World: A Deputy Donut Mystery by Ginger Bolton, Stabbed in the Baklava: A Kitchen Kebab Mystery by Tina Kashian, and Premeditated Peppermint: Amish Candy Shop Mystery by Amanda Flower.

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Sunnyside Bicycles: Beautiful Fall Bike Rides

FROM THE September 29 ISSUE

IN THE Community SECTION

by Vanessa McCracken



After a brutally hot and smoky summer, I am very much looking forward to beautiful fall bike rides!
Here are some of my suggestions for staying safe and comfortable out there:

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